Robotech – A Love Story

With Netflix adding¬†Robotech to their roster this month, I got to take a trip down memory lane to re-experience my favorite show growing up. At first, I was afraid it would be a victim of confronting nostalgia, far better to remember than view again, but it holds up surprisingly well for three, unrelated, early 80s anime series being parsed together, re-cut and dubbed. That isn’t to say its not without its problems, but with Sony¬†acquiring the rights to the franchise last year, the time is ripe to give this show a full remake or film universe. It’s not just a potentially good idea, if Sony’s attempt stays true to the series’ themes, this is the best possible franchise to build a cinematic universe around; to compete with Marvel, DC and Star Wars.

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